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Workplace and Industry
9 months part time
No formal requirements.
The Certificate III in Green Grocery is designed for employees and job seeking employees working within the retail green grocery sector. The course is designed to enhance employability and enhance the knowledge of green grocery employees. The key skills undertaken are:
This Qualification is a general pre-vocational qualification aimed as an entry point into the retail greengrocery industry. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification the learner should seek to gain a period of work placement or work experience in the following greengrocer workplace settings:
Pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:
Melbourne Polytechnic, together with the Melbourne Market Authority, has developed the Certificate III in Greengrocery, a new course to provide workers in the fresh produce industry with a recognised qualification.Read more
Melbourne Market Authority are sponsoring scholarships to contribute to your tuition.Find out how to apply
Melbourne Polytechnic is proud to be engaged in projects that will expand and strengthen partnerships across the industry and region of Victoria.Read more
The course is delivered over nine months with fortnightly three hour online training sessions and seven days of face to face delivery.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|AMPR106||PROCESS SALES TRANSACTIONS||Core||10|
|BSBWHS201||CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS||Elective||20|
|BSBWHS301||MAINTAIN WORKPLACE SAFETY||Core||40|
|FDFOP2005A||WORK IN A SOCIALLY DIVERSE ENVIRONMENT||Elective||30|
|FDFOP2061A||USE NUMERICAL APPLICATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE||Core||30|
|SFLSOP004||RECEIVE AND STORE FLORISTRY STOCK||Elective||30|
|SFLSOP006||DISPLAY AND MERCHANDISE FLORISTRY STOCK||Elective||35|
|SIRRFSA001||HANDLE FOOD SAFELY IN A RETAIL ENVIRONMENT||Core||40|
|SIRRMER002||MERCHANDISE FOOD PRODUCTS||Core||25|
|SIRRRTF001||BALANCE AND SECURE POINT-OF-SALE TERMINAL||Core||20|
|SIRXCEG002||ASSIST WITH CUSTOMER DIFFICULTIES||Core||40|
|SIRXCOM002||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN A TEAM||Core||30|
|SIRXPDK002||ADVISE ON FOOD PRODUCTS AND SERVICES||Core||30|
|SIRXRSK001||IDENTIFY AND RESPOND TO SECURITY RISKS||Core||30|
|SITXCCS006||PROVIDE SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS||Core||25|
|TLID1001||SHIFT MATERIALS SAFELY USING MANUAL HANDLING METHODS||Elective||20|
|VU22011||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE FRESH PRODUCE INDUSTRY||Core||35|
|VU22012||IDENTIFY FRUITS AND VEGETABLES||Core||30|
|VU22013||ASSESS AND MAINTAIN QUALITY OF FRESH PRODUCE AND GROCERY PRODUCTS||Core||40|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
|Concession||Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$175||$250||$250|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 19 November 2020. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
Concession fees are charged at 20 per cent of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:
The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
Amenities must be paid each academic year you are enrolled.
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We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about TPPs here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
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